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Marquette Wire

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Tyler Kolek (right) and Oso Ighodaro (left) have been playing together for all three years Shaka Smart has been the head coach at Marquette.

Tyler Kolek and Oso Ighodaro ‘have set an incredible standard’ in their three years at Marquette

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor March 30, 2024

DALLAS — Tyler Kolek did everything in his power to keep his head held high. He walked off the court, his face beet red and his jersey torn in half. Tears streamed from his eyes. The pain was overwhelming....

Tyler Kolek scored 17 points in Marquettes season-ending 67-58 loss to NC State. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette’s season ends in Sweet 16, 67-58, after worst offensive performance of the year

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor March 29, 2024

DALLAS — They sounded like an alarm. Ringing for 40 minutes, only with no snooze button in sight to silence the painful knells. The endless sounds of clanks reverberated around the American Airlines...

Marquette hosts an event in their outdoor season, the Marquette Invitational, April 12. (Graphic courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

SEASON PREVIEW: Track & Field gets ready for outdoor season

Dakota Barnes-Rush, Sports Reporter March 29, 2024

Following their seventh-place finishes in the Big East Track & Field indoor championships, both the men's and women's teams are now gearing up for the upcoming outdoor season. In track & field,...

Kenzie Hare led Marquette in 3-point shooting this season.

BREAKING: Kenzie Hare enters the transfer portal

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer March 27, 2024

Marquette women's basketball rising junior guard Kenzie Hare has entered her name into the transfer portal and will leave Marquette, a source confirmed to the Marquette Wire. The news was first reported...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette women’s tennis players chasing dreams overseas

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor March 26, 2024

Half of the Marquette women's tennis team packed up their entire life to move across the globe and play the sport they love. They said goodbye to family, friends and their entire lives to become Golden...

Meg Bireley leads the nation in goals with 46. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Bireley stepping into the spotlight in junior season

Sofie Hanrahan, Sports Reporter March 26, 2024

Among the many words Marquette women's lacrosse head coach Meredith Black uses to describe Meg Bireley, "flashy" is not one of them. Not even after her career-high — and tied single-game program...

Tyler Kolek celebrates with his team after advancing to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Tyler Kolek’s memorable NCAA Tournament weekend

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor March 25, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tyler Kolek's return after missing six games with an oblique injury was one of the biggest storylines in the NCAA Tournament. And his first two games back weren't just good, they...

Marquette womens basketball huddles in its game vs Penn Dec. 3.

Marquette’s season-long fourth quarter scoring issues spelled disaster in first round loss to Ole Miss

Trevor Hilson, Sports Audio Producer March 25, 2024

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Mackenzie Hare's 3-pointer forced Ole Miss head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin to call a full timeout with 6:24 left in No. 10 seed Marquette's first-round matchup against the seventh-seeded...

Plugged-in: Making History

Plugged-in: Making History

Sophia Woods, Assistant Sports Editor March 25, 2024

Plugged-in is your one-stop shop for all things Marquette Athletics from the past seven days. Look for Plugged-in every Monday morning. Men's Basketball Makes the Sweet 16 The No. 2 seed Golden...

(Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Women’s lacrosse falls to third-ranked Michigan 18-11

Sofie Hanrahan, Sports Reporter March 24, 2024

Marquette women's lacrosse (4-7) started the year at home, but then they went on the road for five-straight games. The Golden Eagles came back, though, after a month, and Sunday marked the last in a...

David Joplin hit two game-sealing free throws in Marquettes 81-77 win over Colorado. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Golden Eagles perform in the clutch to beat Colorado 81-77 and move to Sweet 16

Kaylynn Wright, Assistant Sports Editor March 24, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Marquette men's basketball had been in this situation before. With three minutes left to play, the game was tied at 74 after the Buffaloes had come storming back in the second...

Marquette mens basketball celebrates in the locker room with a speaker after its win over Colorado. (Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics.)

Marquette is headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2013

Jack Albright, Executive Sports Editor March 24, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tyler Kolek hunched his back, closed his fists, flexed and yelled out for the world to hear. David Joplin came up from behind him and gave him a hug. Stevie Mitchell embraced Oso...

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